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China's Xi pledges to address differences with South Korea

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The crackdown on major commodity exports was aimed as punishment for intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests in July and is due to take effect in early September. So he says, "Here I am". On Tuesday, Trump said North Korea's leader was starting to respect America. On Aug. 6, the United Nations Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea banning exports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood, in a bid to choke off a third of Pyongyang's $3 ... Read More »

Dollar sags as Trump comments on shutdown, NAFTA weigh

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Congress will have about 12 working days when it returns on September 5 from its summer break to approve spending measures to keep the government from shutting down , and a deadline also is closing in for raising the cap on the amount the federal government may borrow. Read More »

Mattis vows USA support for Ukraine against Russian 'aggression'

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On Wednesday the US State Department announced that it was still considering the idea. The revolution resulted in Russian Federation annexing Crimea from Ukraine's south and backing a still ongoing conflict in Ukraine's east. Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko thanked Georgia for its participation, according to the Georgian Defense Ministry. The Minsk agreement calls for an immediate ceasefire, withdrawal of all heavy weapons and unfettered access to monitors from the Organization for ... Read More »

Pakistan intensifies diplomacy after United States snub

Besides veiled threats, Trump also cleared the way for the deployment of thousands more U.S. troops to Afghanistan, backtracking from his promise to evacuate war-torn region. "We want Pakistan to be able to do more and we intend to work with those countries for an Afghan-led peace process", the State Department official said. Read More »

Massive landslide destroys buildings after hitting village in Switzerland

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Authorities say German, Austrian and Swiss citizens are among the missing. However on Thursday morning they said search teams, assisted by a helicopter, had been looking through the night for the eight missing people. Residents have not yet been permitted to return home. Police said 12 farm buildings, including barns and stables, had been destroyed, while Graubunden's main southern highway was closed to traffic. Read More »

Hundreds of civilians killed since Raqqa offensive began, Amnesty says

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The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors Syria's war through a network of on-the-ground contacts, said between June 5th and Wednesday it had documented the deaths of 789 civilians, 200 of them children, in Raqqa city as a result of bombardment by the US-led coalition and SDF. Read More »

6 in 10 Americans reject Trump reaction to Charlottesville

In fact, a vast number of Republicans criticized his initial, interim, and final remarks about the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville - especially his extended remarks a week ago blaming the "alt-left" for the violence and praising the "very fine people" among the torch-carrying defenders of Robert E. Read More »

Missouri woman charged with killing autistic daughter

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The burned remains of Savannah Leckie, 16, were found August 4 at Ruud's farm, along with additional evidence, including a meat grinder, a knife, girls' clothing and 26 bottles of lye, which can be used to accelerate the breakdown of bodily tissue. Read More »

England to face Black Ferns without WRWC-winner Danielle Waterman

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We said at half-time if we were patient and we kept the tempo up, tweaked what we were doing a little bit and were patient in the 22 we would get on top of them. "Undoubtedly it is the biggest game of our season, it is what we have been working towards this whole year". Lydia Thompson has recovered from a knee injury and replaces Amy Wilson-Hardy while centre Rachael Burford comes in for Amber Reed and will link up with Scarratt in midfield. Read More »

Milwaukee high school student caught on camera pummeling teacher as class watches

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A student from South Division High School said the teacher is well known among the kids. The teacher suffered non-life threatening injuries, but according the video the student got the better of him. "Due to this being an ongoing investigation, we can not comment further", Fox 6 quoted him as saying. The student faces battery charges. "I applaud the many great teachers and students at MPS, however, there is a segment of students who choose to behave inappropriately and criminally, which ... Read More »

Victory for Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan in SNC Lavalin graft case

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The party stance that it would fight the case legally and politically had also been proved correct, Mr. Vijayan said. "I am really happy truth has finally prevailed". The case was handed over to the CBI in 2005 by then chief minister Oommen Chandy. However, he added that the UDF government still recommended a CBI probe into the case, a few days before the polls were declared in 2006. Read More »

Trump Aide's Email Under Scrutiny in Russia Probe

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The report revealed that Rick Dearbon, Trump's deputy chief of staff, sent an email to Trump campaign officials discussing an individual who was trying to organize direct contact between Trump and the Russian president. According to CNN , Dearborn expressed skepticism about the meeting requested by the person from "WV" in the letter. During the speech, Trump said that "an easing of tensions and improved relations with Russian Federation, from a position of strength, is possible". Read More »

Driver Runs Car Through Protesters Following Vigil in St. Louis, Mo

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As the news station notes, Herring was shot and killed by St. Louis police officers on Tuesday, following a call about someone with a knife. "A vehicle approached, stopped, honked its horn and attempted to drive around the protesters". Keith Rose, the witness, told the Post-Dispatch that the driver had his middle fingers up before he accelerated through the crowd of protesters blocking the intersection. Read More »

Najib accepts Trump's invite for meeting at White House

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Both the Malaysian government and the White House said the two countries were looking forward to celebrating the 60th anniversary of bilateral ties. The invitation represents a boost to Najib's global standing at a time when he is under mounting scrutiny for his dealings with state-owned development fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Read More »

Steve Bannon changed U.S. politics forever

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Criticism of Bannon by China's state-run media is part of Beijing's ongoing campaign to bully the US into forgetting China's shady trade practices and information theft. That suggests that President Trump is unlikely to remain subject to the regular order Kelly is establishing in the White House. That is the quality of Trump, himself. Read More »

Gorakhpur tragedy: Yogi Adityanath orders action in hospital deaths

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The committee was also supposed to inquire into the role of the oxygen supplier and suggest action against those found responsible for such a massive tragedy. Officials also said that the state government was sensitive towards the problems of Shiksha Mitras, who have been holding demonstrations in the state capital for the past two days. Read More »

'Human rights' saw Barcelona terror boss beat deportation order

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Es Satty was jailed for four years in 2010 for smuggling hashish between Morocco and Spain, and while in prison became close to one of the ringleaders behind the Madrid bombings. The 21-year-old arrived at court wearing hospital-issue pyjamas, with a bandaged hand and cuts to his face and bare ankles. The plotters switched to attacking with vehicles rather than bombs when a fatal explosion at the house in Alcanar derailed their original plan. Read More »

Barcelona attack: Man shot dead in hunt for suspect

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Suspects Moussa Oukabir, Mohamed Hychami and Said Aallaa are believed to have been killed . After the attack, three Moroccans and one Spaniard were arrested , while five other terrorists were shot and killed . All five attackers were killed by police in a shootout. A woman died in Cambrils when a auto was driven into pedestrians and five suspected jihadists were killed at the scene by police. Read More »

Health Minister should quit, says KV Thomas

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T'Puram: The UDF leaders who met here on Wednesday made a decision to continue the push for Health Minister K K Shylaja's resignation, besides a probe into the alleged illegalities involved in the ventures run by Transport Minister Thomas Chandy and CPM-backed independent MLA P V Anwar. Read More »

Russia FM confirms death of ambassador to Sudan

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A senior police official in sudan who requested anonymity told AFP that, according to the first elements of the investigation, the track criminal was dismissed. Shirinsky's body was discovered by the employees of the embassy at his residence around 6pm local time (4pm BST), the press secretary of the Sudan mission, Sergey Konyashin, told RT News. Read More »